Skul: The Hero Slayer, the hit indie roguelite is published by NEOWIZ. Now just released version 1.0 after spending around 10 months in Early Access on Steam. It also has over 7k reviews with a 93% positive rating. So this latest update will be its biggest one yet. The singleplayer platformer also offers full controller support too.
If you don’t know Skul: The Hero Slayer, it’s an action platformer. Gameplay boasts rogue-like features such as everchanging and challenging maps. The game design certainly keeps you on your toes, as you will never know what to expect.
The 1.0 features the final two chapters and several dozen new playable characters. Each with unique skills and looks via the newly implemented upgrade system. There are also major changes to the overall Skul: The Hero Slayer level design. Also countless QoL improvements. Several extensive cutscenes are now part the game. Telling Skul’s story in full and takes the game’s lore deeper.
Skul: The Hero Slayer – Official Launch Trailer
“We’re absolutely thrilled to finally launch our 1.0 and show everyone what we’ve been working on the last five months,” said Sang Woo Park, CEO of SouthPAW Games. “The Early Access period was an invaluable experience because we were able to gather so much feedback and connect with our community, but we’re ready to take the next step and think that Skul is finally ready for its full release.”
The Skul: The Hero Slayer version 1.0 brings with it language support for Spanish, Portuguese, French, Polish and Russian. SouthPAW Games is also planning to release Skul for PS4, Xbox One and the Switch early this year.
Skul is no ordinary skeleton. In addition to his formidable fighting skills, he can gain new and exciting abilities depending on which skull he’s wearing. Use up to 2 skulls at a time, each of which has its own unique attack range, speed and power. Choose combos that match your playing style in Skul: The Hero Slayer. Which you can switch right in the heat of battle. Due to bring your enemies to their knees. The power is in your hands.
Skul: The Hero Slayer roguelite releases now on Humble Store and Steam. Which is also discounted 20% on Steam for the next two weeks. Dropping the price down to $15.99 USD. Including support for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.